issues. i'm hearing some things at school i don't like hearing, a parent has to be direct. >> right. parent has to be direct, and they can practice with their kids. here's what you can say. when someone asks you, who are you, where do you come, from and here are your parents, here's how you practice. >> gay couples, kids then that have either two moms or two dads. what are the issues? are they the new normal, or are they still facing issues? >> i think it depends on where you live, but there's still a lot of people who don't understand two moms and two dads have a lot of questions and parents can help prepare their kids to deal with those. >> when it comes to dealing with kids, is the message you need to send your kids, it's about love, not about what the family looks like or is made up of? >> i think the truth of the matter is nowadays families are so diverse there isn't the typical mom, dad, two kids so there's room for everyone. >> katherine perlman, appreciate it. >> thanks for having me. it's 8:25, and the real cost of your free checking account, right after the local news.